Kazunori Tanaka has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Abstract: A gyroscope includes an atomic beam source to generate an atomic beam in which individual atoms are in the same state, a moving standing light wave generator to generate M moving standing light waves, an interference device to obtain an atomic beam resulting from the interaction between the atomic beam and the M moving standing light waves, a monitor to detect angular velocity by monitoring the atomic beam from the interference device and an accelerometer. The accelerometer acquires information on acceleration applied to the gyroscope and the moving standing light wave generator adjusts the drift velocity of at least M?1 moving standing light waves among the M moving standing light waves in response to the acceleration information.
July 25, 2018
August 13, 2020
TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, OSAKA UNIVERSITY, JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED, MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Abstract: The present invention seeks to provide cadmium-free quantum dots with a narrow fluorescence FWHM. The quantum dot does not contain cadmium and its fluorescence FWHM is 30 nm or less. The quantum dot is preferably a nanocrystal containing zinc and tellurium or zinc and tellurium and sulfur or zinc and tellurium and selenium and sulfur. Further, the quantum dot preferably has a core-shell structure in which the nanocrystal serves as a core and the surface of the core is coated with a shell.
Abstract: An ignition device includes a case having an opening and a bottom wall, a coil bobbin arranged in the case having a through hole, a first end and a second end, an ignition coil wound around the coil bobbin, a core made of magnetic material and projecting from the opening and from the bottom wall, and extending through the coil bobbin, a retainer having a ring portion and multiple leg portions extending from the ring, and a filling resin in the case. The core extends through the ring portion and the leg portions extend in between an inner surface of the coil bobbin and an outer peripheral surface of the core toward the bottom wall, and the case is filled with the filling resin in a manner that at least a part of the ring portion is not covered by the resin.
Abstract: A learning model generating device includes a first image reading device and a first control device. The first control device includes a processor and functions, through the processor executing a first control program, as a first segmenter, a learning model generator, and a first compressor. The first segmenter segments each of images of training prints obtained by reading performed by the first image reading device. The learning model generator learns segmented images to generate a first learning model for use in inferring a type of an image defect. The first compressor compresses each of the images of the training prints. The first segmenter segments each of compressed images obtained by compression performed by the first compressor. The learning model generator learns compressed and segmented images to generate a second learning model for use in inferring a type of an image defect.
Abstract: Provided is a rotary electric machine, including a pair of frames each including a cylindrical part, the cylindrical part having a fitting groove formed in an axial end portion, the pair of frames holding a stator core in an axial direction under a state in which both axial end portions of the stator core are each fitted in the fitting groove, the fitting groove having an axial surface having an annular shape opposed to an axial end surface of the stator core and a radial surface having a cylindrical shape opposed to an outer peripheral surface of the stator core, the radial surface having a recessed part recessed toward a radially outer side in a portion on the axial surface side, the cylindrical part having an inner peripheral surface opposed to a coil end, the inner peripheral surface having a large diameter part recessed toward the radially outer side.
Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing cancer stem cells that comprises culturing a living cell population containing cancer cells in the presence of a gel substance to obtain a living cell population containing cancer stem cells, wherein the gel substance is a material that induces expression of osteopontin in at least a portion of cells contained in the living cell population. Moreover, the present invention relates to an agent for inducing conversion of cancer cells to cancer stem cells that comprises a gel substance that induces expression of osteopontin in at least a portion of the cells contained in a living cell population. The gel substance is a synthetic polymer gel composed of, for example, double network gel, PNaSS gel, PCDME gel, PA gel, RAMPS gel, PDMA gel or PAAc gel. The present invention provides means and a method that enable the preparation of cancer stem cells in a relatively short period of time and at a relatively low culturing cost without requiring expensive equipment.
Abstract: A method for calibrating a wearable device includes displaying an image with a plurality of pixels for each of three primary colors using the wearable device, and determining RGB and XYZ values for each of the plurality of pixels. The method includes selecting a subset of the plurality of pixels to form a group of grid points, and dividing the image into a group of tile regions, with each tile region including a grid point. Grid XYZ values are determined for each grid point, based on averaging XYZ values of all pixels in a corresponding tile region, and a grid RGB-to-XYZ conversion matrix is determined for each grid point. The method also includes determining a correction matrix for each grid point by multiplying an inverse of the grid RGB-to-XYZ conversion matrix for the grid with an sRGB-to-XYZ conversion matrix.
August 2, 2019
February 6, 2020
Magic Leap, Inc.
Kazunori Tanaka, Lei Zhang, Etienne Gregoire Grossmann, Marshall Charles Capps, Robert Blake Taylor
Abstract: A vehicle AC power generator includes a protection cover disposed at the rear side of a rear bracket included in a housing of the vehicle AC power generator, an attachment bolt that penetrates a through-hole formed in a bottom portion of a protection cover and is fixed to a portion at one axle-direction side of the housing, an output terminal bolt that extends from a rectifier, which rectifies AC electric power, toward the outside of one axle-direction side of the protection cover, and an insert coated conductor that is supported by the output terminal bolt and the attachment bolt and is provided at the rear surface of the protection cover.
Abstract: Provided are: a biological reaction device that reduces stress and damage visited on microorganisms, etc., in a biological reaction, and enables a biological reaction in which microorganisms, etc., are used to be efficiently and economically performed; and a biological reaction method in which the biological reaction device is used. In order to reduce the stress and damage visited on microorganisms, etc., the amount per minute of a biological culture solution that is extracted from a culture tank and then returned to the culture tank after being admixed with micro-nano-bubbles is set as at least 1% to less than 48% of the biological culture solution accommodated in the culture tank, and the reduction in the dissolved oxygen concentration associated therewith is compensated for by setting the oxygen partial pressure of a gas phase in the upper part of the biological culture solution in the culture tank as at least 0.23 atm to less than 0.
January 19, 2018
December 26, 2019
Mitsubishi Chemical Engineering Corporation
Abstract: A measurement device comprises: an ultrasonic vibrator that emits an ultrasonic wave to a measurement target; an acoustic lens; a sound-receiving element unit; an A/D converter array; a calculator connected to the A/D converter array; and a driving mechanism that makes the measurement target movable or tiltable relative to the ultrasonic vibrator. The calculator stores information in chronological order acquired by the sound-receiving element unit through scanning irradiation with the ultrasonic wave, converts the information stored in chronological order to space information, and acquires an acoustic intensity distribution.
Abstract: A pressure sensor is disclosed. The pressure sensor includes a pressure sensor unit provided with a pressure detecting element configured to receive a drive voltage from a control substrate and electrically send a pressure detection signal to the control substrate so as to detect a pressure of fluid, and a plurality of electric wires connected to the pressure detecting element so as to supply the drive voltage and drawn to the outside so as to send the pressure detection signal. The pressure sensor may also include a relay substrate connected to the plurality of electric wires and having a converting circuit mounted thereon. The converting circuit converts either or both of the drive voltage supplied from the control substrate and the pressure detection signal sent to the control substrate.
Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide an antitumor agent, which is further excellent as a treatment agent used in the prevention and/or therapy of tumor associated with a bromodomain, and also to provide a bromodomain inhibitor, which is useful as a treatment agent for diseases or states associated with a bromodomain. An antitumor agent and a bromodomain inhibitor, comprising a compound represented by the following formula, have an excellent bromodomain inhibitory activity and are useful as treatment agents in the prevention and/or therapy of tumor associated with a bromodomain, and the like: wherein R1 represents a C1-6 alkyl group, etc.; R2 represents a hydrogen atom, etc.; R3 represents a halogen atom, etc.; Z1, Z2 and Z3 each represent CH, etc.; X1 represents CONH, etc.; Ring A represents a phenyl group, etc.; R4 represents a halogen atom, etc.; and m represents an integer from 0 to 5.
June 26, 2019
October 17, 2019
FUJIFILM Corporation, FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd., NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Abstract: A vehicle-use alternating current generator regulator includes an IC regulator wherein an IC chip is sealed with resin and a lead terminal for external connection protrudes from a sealing resin, and a regulator holder having a lead opposing portion that encloses an IC regulator mounting portion in which the IC regulator is mounted. A configuration is such that the lead terminal has a lead protruding portion protruding from a contact with the regulator holder, and the IC regulator is positioned by the lead protruding portion being fitted into the lead opposing portion of the regulator holder.
Abstract: In an AC generator, a protective cover includes a locking claw provided so as to extend outward in an axial direction from an open-side end surface of a peripheral wall portion. The locking claw includes an axial portion and a claw portion provided so as to project radially from an end portion of the axial portion. The locking claw is configured to be locked to a casing. The protective cover also includes a locking-claw restricting portion formed on an outer peripheral edge portion of a bottom portion.
Abstract: To provide a hydraulic control system for a working machine with high fuel efficiency and higher versatility to be capable of being adapted to special work. The hydraulic control system for the working machine according to the present invention includes: a plurality of directional control valves (31, 32, . . . ), more than one of which is connected in parallel to each of a plurality of hydraulic pumps (11, 12, 13) to supply hydraulic oil from the hydraulic pump to each of the corresponding actuators (4, 5, 6, 50); operating devices (110, 120, 130, 140) to which an operator inputs manipulated variables; a connection map (182) storing a precedence order for connection between a plurality of hydraulic pumps and a plurality of directional control valves; and a controller (100) controlling the connection conditions of the pumps and the actuators on the basis of the connection a¥map and operation signals.
April 3, 2015
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September 3, 2019
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
Abstract: A packing device of food includes a feeding part configured to supply the food, a gripping part configured to grip a plurality of foods at both sides of a plurality of foods in a direction in which the plurality of foods are placed in order by the feeding part, and a conveying part configured to convey onto a tray the plurality of foods gripped by the gripping part.
Abstract: A configuration of a rectifying device configuring a vehicle-use rotating electric machine is such that when a lead drawn out from a stator winding is inserted into a through hole of a rear bracket forming a casing, a periphery of the lead is enclosed, and the through hole sealed, by a tubular member extended from a main body portion of a terminal block, and the through hole not blocked by the tubular member is sealed by a stopper portion extended in the same way from a main body portion of the terminal block. Even when the number of leads drawn out is reduced, standardization of the rear bracket is carried out by the through hole (3a) of the rear bracket being sealed by the stopper portion.
Abstract: Detection of contained metal contained in an article can be carried out with a high sensitivity with a simple operation in a limited space. A transmission coil 42 that generates a magnetic field for inspection from an upper surface side through a lower surface side of a placing table 21 and a plurality of magnetic sensors 43 for detecting the magnetic field are provided in a head 40 disposed on a lower surface side of the placing table 21 for placing an article which is an inspection object. When the head 40 is scanned so as to cover the entire lower surface-side region of the placing table 21, metal being contained in the article placed on the placing table 21 is detected on the basis of a change in the magnetic field being detected by the magnetic sensors 43.
Abstract: A servo controller includes a speed command creation unit, a torque command creation unit, a speed detection unit, a speed control loop, a speed control gain, a filter, a parameter storage unit, a sinusoidal disturbance input unit, a frequency characteristics calculation unit, and a parameter adjustment unit. The parameter storage unit stores a history of past frequency characteristics obtained by the frequency characteristics calculation unit in correlation with past parameter history.
Abstract: An exhaust emission control system of an engine is provided, which includes a NOx catalyst disposed in an exhaust passage for storing NOx within exhaust gas when an air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas is lean, and reducing the stored NOx when the air-fuel ratio is approximately stoichiometric or rich. A processor executes a NOx reduction controlling module for performing, when the NOx stored amount exceeds a given amount, a NOx reduction control in which a fuel injector performs a post injection of fuel to continuously control the air-fuel ratio to a target ratio so that the stored NOx is reduced to be below a given amount, the target air-fuel ratio being a ratio at which the stored NOx is reducible, the post injection causing the injected fuel to combust inside a cylinder, the execution of the control permitted when an engine load is within a medium load range.